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Coppell, Texas
Reviewed 22 October 2012

My family vacationed at Oceanana from 1984 - 2005. Great for families with children age 0 - 16. Continential breakfast by the pool daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Watermelon Parties Wednesdays & Sundays afternoon. Renovated pier with a gazebo at the end soon to be a bar. Free pier fishing with hotel stay. Lifeguards on site to help...

4Thank MissDiva715
Greentop, Mo
Reviewed 19 October 2012

The Oceanana is an older Motel so it does not have all the frills that recently built Motels have but it is clean, the staff are very courteous, a tropical breakfast is served each morning, outdoor playground and swimming pool for children and the location can not be beat if you are in the Atlantic Beach area. It is located...

Thank Grizz270
Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 October 2012

We came down here for the NC Seafood Festival, all the other places were booked, I read all the bad reviews of this place and almost didn't book it.......I took into consideration the types of bad reviews, like brick walls and staff not being friendly etc etc, all of which I don't care about, I mean I see the staff...

3Thank Gary M
Reviewed 16 September 2012

Was driving all night around this area trying find somewhere to sleep after our long drive from ohio. Found Oceana, and the man at the desk, i think name was Steve?? Soooo nice & welcoing. Couldnt even beliece it so reassuring with such kindhearted staff. Will def return. Thx steve!!! Roons are nice great location!!

2Thank Aueandjitty
Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 July 2012

Great place to stay as a family. Yes, the rooms aer older as this is a very old motel. Our room was clean, carpet was ok to be a beachfront family motel. The staff are very friendly. The guests are also friendly. The pool is nice and is deeper than most pools. They have grills you can use right in...

4Thank sunshine8673
Jacksonville, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 July 2012

My family and I were able to book a room last minute at the Oceanana . The staff were very friendly and the rooms were clean but very out dated. I was impressed how the staff seemed to be proud of their resort and were pleasant to all guests. I would return to this resort simply because they do not...

2Thank Amanda M
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 June 2012

Oceanana is a great place to stay with or without children. My family has been going there for years and I love it. They have swings, bikes,basketball court,playhouse,toddler play area, and thats just for the children. If the kids are happy and playing then the parents are sure to be happy. Website also states that fishing passing are given offseason...

1Thank mrl813
Greenville, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 June 2012

Please do not listen to the negative nancies, If you are looking for the Hilton, this is not your place. If you are a tired parent and the thought of lugging beach chairs, coolers and everything that goes along with a kid then this is your place. We have been coming here for three years, multiple times a season. We...

3Thank iloveoib
Wendell, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 15 June 2012

I went to Oceanana resort many times as kid and I loved it, so I thought we'd go again, only to be EXTREMELY disappointed. First of all, we paid $160 for one night for a standard room. As we enter the room, we see that the door to the room is nothing but a sliding glass door, which is not...

6Thank callie5
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 19 October 2011

The Oceanna Motel has been there for around 50 years (some parts newer). It's a very good beach motel, but don't expect it to be plush. I've stayed there many time over the last 30 years, and had one issue about 25 years ago. The fishing pier is right next to the motel and you fish free in the off...

7Thank Mark W
TraceCooperNC, Public Relations Manager at Oceanana Family Motel, responded to this review

The Oceanana has been hosting family vacations in Atlantic Beach since 1959. And, as some of the reviews have noted, 50 years of operations can take their toll on a facility. Although, we have constantly performed maintenance and upgrades over the years, in 2012 we have undertaken a major renovation of our resort to ensure that our guests are as...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Oceanana Motel is a unique family destination on North Carolina's Southern Outer Banks. Featuring one of the widest private beaches on the coast, a 1,000 foot long fishing pier and a large children's playground, there is plenty to do for everyone in the family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oceanana Family Motel

Address: 700 E Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5424
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Atlantic Beach
Price Range: ₹ 3,730 - ₹ 11,584 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 110
Also Known As:
Oceanana Hotel Atlantic Beach
Oceanana Resort Atlantic Beach
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“At least get a down east renovated room. I can't imagine what the others would be like.”
 of 5 bubbles scottmW9512LB, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Second floor, a lot of children on first floor...”
 of 5 bubbles taking50, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“no ocean view, floors nasty, carpet was torn and had spills all over it, tub nasty but pier house food was great”
 of 5 bubbles bem61755, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms are newly renovated.”
 of 5 bubbles 405tammyc, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the Down East Building if you like it quieter.”
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